of, relating to, or advocating intervention, esp in the affairs of a foreign country
an interventionist person or state
- interventionism, noun
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How to use interventionist in a sentence
As such, Americans, and Republicans in particular, are becoming more interventionist in their foreign policy preferences.
But the logic of the anti-interventionist left is built today around the same moral flaw that it was during the Cold War.
No Republican presidential candidate in recent memory has won the nomination on a dovish or non-interventionist platform.Is Rand Paul a Secret Hawk? Or Maybe Not a Total Dove? | James Kirchick | May 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Rand Paul will bring his interesting mix of libertarian non-interventionist policy to the dance.
Then he said that in fact, the danger is not that the United States is these days too aggressively interventionist or imperialist.
Palmerston was inclined to be "interventionist," but was restrained by his colleagues and the influence of the Queen.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. II (of IV),--1857-1874 | Charles L. Graves
One type is market oriented – and the other, interventionist.After the Rain | Sam Vaknin
In the 'seventies Punch, as we have seen, was decidedly non-interventionist.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. III of IV | Charles L. Graves
In their hands the external policy of the Republic, conducted with no lack of skill, was of necessity non-interventionist.History of Holland | George Edmundson
Using modern terms one may say that charity is “interventionist.”